Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Cool but creepy animated fantasy too scary for young kids.

PG 2009 100 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 310 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 724 reviews

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age 2+

Consider your kid's personality

My friend has loved this movie for years but I never watched it until 2 months ago. I LOVE it. I love it so much that I keep reading more about it and just bought the book. I think you really need to consider your child's personality for this one. My 10yo and 2yo are fine with it, but they like spooky stuff. My 8yo thinks it's too creepy, but she gets spooked easily. All depends on the kid.

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age 3+

Really any kid can watch it

One of my children was born a month before this came out and has been addicted to watching it ever since. My eldest child was watching it one day and the other became attached. I mean she watched this so much at least once a week. So often that I know the entire movie’s script by heart just because of how many times I watched it with her. Needless to say it is a very good movie, it would be better if I personally didn’t have as much trauma from watching it so often but my daughter really enjoys it and she was never creeped out by it or anything so I feel like this movie is for everyone.

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